Posts from January 2021

Update from the Alton Foodbank

The foodbank has been very busy adapting to the new lockdown and ensuring that we support families in need while keeping all our volunteers safe. We are now operating a home delivery service and have temporarily closed our premises in Market Square. Demand is increasing and we are distributing about 750kg of food a week. In addition, we have started a new service offering families a home delivery of fresh fruit and vegetables that is delivered by Get Fresh & Fruity in Lasham. Our finances remain…

It’s a Wrap

Please read an article written by Martyn and Sue Dell about packaging It’s a Wrap. We would be interested to hear of your experience – do you have examples of good practice you could share – equally, have you come across examples of shocking waste? If you have photos you would like to share please send them to Ellie at –

Local Covid-19 Support

Please see the leaflet below for assistance to local residents during this new lockdown. Please share this with people who you feel would benefit. Many groups are continuing to support people during this difficult time.

Traidcraft – supplying everyday essentials

As we enter lockdown Jo would like to remind you that  she is still able to supply fair trade store cupboard essentials and eco friendly cleaning products. The full range of goods can be found at The site currently has a Sale, the perfect opportunity to replenish your gifts drawer. If you feel like being really organised you could even order cards for next Christmas. Jo also has medium and large face masks in-stock. Orders can be placed directly with…